Basic 180 Super - Feature packed lathe with extra wide bed, ideal for workshops
Select the optimum spindle speed for the Basic 180 Super via its 16-step main drive

Select the optimum spindle speed for the Basic 180 Super via its 16-step main drive

Basic 180 Super - Feature packed lathe with extra wide bed, ideal for workshops
Select the optimum spindle speed for the Basic 180 Super via its 16-step main drive

Basic 180 Super

SKU : 300805

The Basic 180 Super is the largest mechanics lathe in the KNUTH Machine Tools catalog and is also one of the heaviest machines in this popular market segment. The large bed width of 206 mm (8 in) and a 30 percent higher total weight have a positive effect on the overall machining quality and enable machining services that also meet industrial requirements. Equipped with position indicator, quick-change holder and other standard accessories, the BASIC 180 Super has been one of our best-selling conventional lathes for more than 20 years.

  • Very large bed width for maximum stability
  • Robust construction for min. vibrations
  • Powerful motor for demanding operations
  • Extensive standard equipment for a wide range of applications
Working area
Center width 1000 mm
Turning diameter over bed 356 mm
Turning-Ø over support 220 mm
Turning diameter over gap bridge 506 mm
Gap bridge length 206 mm
Bed width 206 mm
Travels
Travel X-axis 178 mm
Travel Z1-axis 92 mm
Swing range of top slide ± 50°
Headstock
Spindle speed 45 1/min - 1800 1/min
Spindle bore 38 mm
Spindle mount Camlock D1-4
Spindle taper 5 MT
Feed
Feed X-axis 0,015 mm/R - 0,22 mm/R
Feed Z-axis 0,043 mm/R - 0,653 mm/R
Threading
Threading, metric (37) 0,4-7 mm
Threading, whithworth (28) 4-56 TPI
Tailstock
Tailstock quill diameter 45 mm
Tailstock taper 3 MT
Tailstock quill stroke 120 mm
Tailstock traverse adjustment ± 10 mm
Drive capacity
Motor rating main drive 2,4 kW
Main drive, continuous load 1,5 kW
Measures and weights
Overall dimensions (length x width x height) 1,95 m x 0,75 m x 1,55 m
Weight 880 kg

  • Cast-iron bed, heavily ribbed
  • All box ways are induction-hardened and precision-ground
  • Headstock with D1-4' mount, bore diam. 38 mm, run in 2 adjustable tapered roller bearings
  • All gears are made of Cr-Ni steel, hardened, precision-ground, with oil-bath lubrication
  • Tailstock can be moved ± 10 mm for taper turning
  • Powerful main drive (2.4 kW), including base frame
  • Guides are adjustable via tapered gibs
  • Test certificate in accordance with DIN
  • Including 3-axis position indicator, fully assembled

3-axis position indicator

  • More accuracy
  • Lower error rate
  • Increased productivity
  • Resulting in valuable time savings
  • For increased productivity
  • Easy to read display
  • Operator-specific features
  • Convenient keyboard layout
  • Resolution: 0.01/ 0.005 mm
  • Default coordinates
  • Axis position is maintained when display is turned off
  • Hole circle pattern calculation
  • Calculator function
  • Storage for 10 tools
  • Radius / diameter toggle
  • Mm/inch conversion
  • Easy expansion and maintenance-free operation
  • Display for top (Z0) and box way slide (Z1) both separate and in differential / cumulative mode for lathes

Protective shield for the toolpost
3-axis position indicator X.Pos 3.2
3-jaw chuck Ø 160 mm
4-jaw face plate chuck Ø 200 mm
face plate Ø 320 mm
quick change tool holder head WE
quick change tool holder WED 20100
coolant system
steady and follow rests
chip tray
fixed splash guard (wall)
chuck guard
foot brake pedal
Work light
Micrometer stop
Reduction sleeves
dead center
thread gauge
Toolbox with operating tools
Operator instructions

3-axis position indicator X.Pos 3.2

  • Integrating multiple functions, this new generation of 3 axis digital readouts significantly offer a much better control over the machining processes, greatly decreasing down-times and error rates
  • It features a totally sealed enclosure made of high quality polyester film which protects it against hazardous enviroments in shop floors, such as dust or fumes and offers excellent chemical resistance to most commonly used industry solvents
  • The optical scales provide 5 micron resolution (0.005 mm) with outside cover from aluminum for protection against oil, coolant and chips.

Basic Functions

  • Resolution of 0,005 mm
  • Spindle control ON/OFF
  • Unit measurement conversion Inch / Metric
  • Setting / Reseting current position
  • Coordinate display switching ABS / INC
  • Radius / Diameter display
  • Z1/Z2 Axes summing
  • Pocket calculator functions

Extended Functions

  • Axis position is maintained when display is turned off
  • Hole circle pattern calculation
  • Radius / diameter toggle
  • Bezugsfunktion für Werkzeugmessung
  • Taper turning function
4-jaw chuck 160mm D1-4 (steel)

Universal-4-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of steel
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

4-jaw chuck 160mm D1-4 (steel) SKU: 116600
4-jaw chuck 160mm D1-4 (steel)

Universal-4-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of steel
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

Clamped Turning Tool Set 16 mm SKU: 108772
Clamped Turning Tool Set 16 mm
  • 5-piece set including indexable inserts
  • Includes the following: Turning tool - right 90°, right 45°, straight, left 90°, left 45°
  • Packaged in a rigid wooden box, including replacement screws and key
Replacem. 12/16/20 mm 5pc / Clamping Turning Tool SKU: 108775
Replacem. 12/16/20 mm 5pc / Clamping Turning Tool
  • The standard indexable inserts can be ordered in sets
  • Carbide is highly temperature-resistant and therefore offers 3x faster cutting speeds than high-speed steel (HSS)
Tool Holder WED 20x100 SKU: 103281
Tool Holder WED 20x100
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Tool Holder WED 25x100 SKU: 103282
Tool Holder WED 25x100
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Tool Holder WEH 30x100 SKU: 103283
Tool Holder WEH 30x100
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Tool Holder WEJ 40x100 SKU: 103285
Tool Holder WEJ 40x100
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Cut-off insert holder WEA-A2a SKU: 103286
Cut-off insert holder WEA-A2a
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Reduction Sleeve MT 3/1 SKU: 103810
Reduction Sleeve MT 3/1
  • Reducing sleeves are used for tool mounting with Morse taper shanks on lathes, drill presses, and milling machines
  • The sleeves are hardened to ensure a secure hold, and ground inside and outside
Reduction Sleeve MT 3/2 SKU: 103815
Reduction Sleeve MT 3/2
  • Reducing sleeves are used for tool mounting with Morse taper shanks on lathes, drill presses, and milling machines
  • The sleeves are hardened to ensure a secure hold, and ground inside and outside
Extension Sleeve MT 3/4 SKU: 104665
Extension Sleeve MT 3/4
  • With inside and outside Morse taper shank
  • With tangs
  • Fully hardened and ground
  • Maximum concentricity
Tool Holder Bit MT 3 / B 16 SKU: 104739
Tool Holder Bit MT 3 / B 16
  • Hardened and precision-ground for maximum concentricity, MT shank and tangs
  • Precise and cost-effective design for mounting of drill chucks on drill presses, lathes, equipment, etc.
Tool Holder Bit MT 3 / B 18 SKU: 104740
Tool Holder Bit MT 3 / B 18
  • Hardened and precision-ground for maximum concentricity, MT shank and tangs
  • Precise and cost-effective design for mounting of drill chucks on drill presses, lathes, equipment, etc.
Keyless Drill Chuck 1-13 mm B 16 SKU: 104765
Keyless Drill Chuck 1-13 mm B 16
  • Chucking range 1-13 mm
  • Mount B 16
Keyless Drill Chuck 3-16 mm B 18 SKU: 104770
Keyless Drill Chuck 3-16 mm B 18
  • Chucking range 3-16 mm
  • Mount B 18
Knurl Holder SKU: 108520
Knurl Holder
  • Incl. 2 knurl sets, angled 1 mm
Knurl Set, angles SKU: 108521
Knurl Set, angles
Hydraulic measuring tripod SKU: 108810
Hydraulic measuring tripod
  • Central clamping with 1 rotating knob
  • Hydraulics ensure high clamping force
  • Foot dimensions 65 x 50 x 55 mm
  • 50 kg holding power
Soft Jaw Pads for 3-jaw chuck 160mm SKU: 116550
Soft Jaw Pads for 3-jaw chuck 160mm
  • Soft jaw pads are bolted into base jaws
  • Ideal for finishing and precision work
  • Boring of workpiece form directly inside the jaws
  • Already machined parts cannot be damaged during clamping
Soft Jaw Pads for 3-jaw chuck 200mm SKU: 116551
Soft Jaw Pads for 3-jaw chuck 200mm
  • Soft jaw pads are bolted into base jaws
  • Ideal for finishing and precision work
  • Boring of workpiece form directly inside the jaws
  • Already machined parts cannot be damaged during clamping
4-jaw chuck 200mm D1-4 (steel) SKU: 116601
4-jaw chuck 200mm D1-4 (steel)

Universal-4-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of steel
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

Soft Jaw Pads for 4-jaw chuck 160mm SKU: 116650
Soft Jaw Pads for 4-jaw chuck 160mm
  • Soft jaw pads are bolted into base jaws
  • Ideal for finishing and precision work
  • Boring of workpiece form directly inside the jaws
  • Already machined parts cannot be damaged during clamping
Soft Jaw Pads for 4-jaw chuck 200mm SKU: 116651
Soft Jaw Pads for 4-jaw chuck 200mm
  • Soft jaw pads are bolted into base jaws
  • Ideal for finishing and precision work
  • Boring of workpiece form directly inside the jaws
  • Already machined parts cannot be damaged during clamping
4-jaw independent chuck 200mm D1-4 SKU: 116670
4-jaw independent chuck 200mm D1-4

4-jaw face plate lathe chuck with individually advanced clamping jaws

  • With direct mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of cast iron
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, lathe chuck jaws,, Camlock bolts

Additional options available upon request

soft top jaws for 4-jaw- chuck 200mm SKU: 116690
soft top jaws for 4-jaw- chuck 200mm
  • Soft jaw pads are bolted into base jaws
  • Ideal for finishing and precision work
  • Boring of workpiece form directly inside the jaws
  • Already machined parts cannot be damaged during clamping
3-Jaw Lathe Chuck 160 mm D 1-4 (steel) SKU: 146378
3-Jaw Lathe Chuck 160 mm D 1-4 (steel)
Coolant Concentrate 5 Ltr. SKU: 103184
Coolant Concentrate 5 Ltr.
  • Improved chip flow, longer tool service life and better cut profile
  • For sawing, drilling, milling, turning of steel, cast-iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous and light metals
  • Dilute with water 1:20
  • 1 canister contains 5 Ltr.
Live Centers MT 3 SKU: 106750
Live Centers MT 3
  • Precision needle bearing
  • Hardened and ground point 60°
SKU: 106785
  • With 7 replaceable centers
  • Body made of hardened and ground tool steel
  • Precision needle bearing ensures high concentricity, long life and high load capacity
  • Mushroom diameters up to 32.2 mm
Power Worker Metal Cutter SKU: 123040
Power Worker Metal Cutter
  • Universal, quick and mobile use even at limited access locations
  • Safe and clean working environment
  • Reduces risk of injuries caused by sharp metal edges
  • Recyclable due to separable material
  • Stainless steel enclosures and powerful permanent solenoids ensure a long tool life
  • Adjustable rod length
  • Compact dimensions: 368 - 593 mm long, Ø 25 mm
  • Low weight: 600 g
Quick-Set Spindle Bore Stop Size 4 30-38mm SKU: 103016
Quick-Set Spindle Bore Stop Size 4 30-38mm
  • For lathes
  • Key length: 640
  • Quick and easy adjustment to any hollow-spindle point
  • Easy adjustment - just tightening with a safety wrench
Pivoted Mounts LK 3 SKU: 103330
Pivoted Mounts LK 3
  • Damper elements absorb shock and vibration
  • Vibration-free machine operation
  • Set screws allow for easy machine alignment
Accessory Set for Drilling MT3, 7-pc SKU: 104593
Accessory Set for Drilling MT3, 7-pc
  • Incl. keyless drill chuck and drill chuck arbors
  • In wooden case

Content / Set:

  • Reducing sleeve: MT 3 / MT 2
  • Reducing sleeve: MT 3 / MT 1
  • Extension Sleeve: MT 3 / MT 4
  • Tool holder bit: MT 3 / B 18
  • Tool holder bit: MT 3 / B 16
  • Keyless drill chuck: 3-16 mm / B 18
  • Keyless drill chuck: 1-13 mm / B 16
3-jaw chuck 160mm D1-4 (cast iron) SKU: 116520
3-jaw chuck 160mm D1-4 (cast iron)

Universal-3-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of cast iron
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

4-Jaw Lathe Chuck Cast Iron 160 mm SKU: 116620
4-Jaw Lathe Chuck Cast Iron 160 mm

Universal-4-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of cast iron
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

Quick-Change Tool Holder Heads WE SKU: 103190
Quick-Change Tool Holder Heads WE
  • Fits all standard German quick-change tool holder
  • Tool holder head and tool holder feature profile-ground gearing
  • Tool holders are clamped against the central body's gears by means of 2 chuck halves and an eccentric bolt
  • Repeatability 0.01 mm
  • Tool holders can be adjusted to 40 different angles on the central body
  • Angle scale provided on head
  • Holder height adjustment with a thumb screw
Measuring Tool Set M5 SKU: 108344
Measuring Tool Set M5
  • In sturdy wooden case consisting of:
  • Depth gauge 200 mm, rust-proof, with clamping bolt, satin chrome-plating 100 mm, readout 0.05 mm
  • Vernier caliper 150 mm, with instant adjustment, satin chrome-plated, Nonius 0.05 mm
  • Ext. micrometer 0-25 mm, satin chrome-plated, readout 0.01 mm tungsten
  • Beveled steel square 100 mm
  • Beveled steel edge 100 mm
Clamped Turning Tool Set 10 mm SKU: 108770
Clamped Turning Tool Set 10 mm
  • 5-piece set including indexable inserts
  • Includes the following: Turning tool - right 90°, right 45°, straight, left 90°, left 45°
  • Packaged in a rigid wooden box, including replacement screws and key
Clamped Turning Tool Set 12 mm SKU: 108771
Clamped Turning Tool Set 12 mm
  • 5-piece set including indexable inserts
  • Includes the following: Turning tool - right 90°, right 45°, straight, left 90°, left 45°
  • Packaged in a rigid wooden box, including replacement screws and key
Clamped Turning Tool Set 20 mm, 9-pc SKU: 108778
Clamped Turning Tool Set 20 mm, 9-pc
  • The 9-piece turning tool set includes turning tools for plain turning, facing, chamfering, piercing, cutting off, thread cutting, and inside turning.
  • All turning tools in this set come with indexable inserts (carbide).
  • The set also includes an Allen key that is needed for changing the indexable insert.
  • For proper storage, the turning tools come packaged in a storage box.
3-jaw chuck 200mm D1-4 (steel) SKU: 116501
3-jaw chuck 200mm D1-4 (steel)
4-Jaw Lathe Chuck Cast Iron 200 mm SKU: 116622
4-Jaw Lathe Chuck Cast Iron 200 mm

Universal-4-jaw lathe chuck with centric clamping action

  • With short taper mount for Camlock acc. to DIN 55029
  • Can be mounted with using an intermediate flange
  • Chuck body made of cast iron
  • Hardened and ground scroll chuck
  • Ground chuck jaws
  • High clamping force
  • High concentricity

Includes socket spanner, drill and lathe chuck jaws, Camlock-stud bolts

Additional options available upon request

Dial digital 0-12.7 mm SKU: 127011
Dial digital 0-12.7 mm
  • Mm/inch toggle
  • Measuring range: 0 - 12.7 mm
  • Accuracy 0.015 mm
  • Smallest increment 0.001 mm
  • Zeroing key
  • Clamping shaft 8 mm
  • Hold function min/max
  • 6 mm LCD numbers
Dial Holder SKU: 127422
Dial Holder
  • Fits depth dials
  • Secure dial clamping provided by 8 mm collet
  • Foot print 63x17 mm
Analog Dial Gauge SKU: 129020
Analog Dial Gauge
  • Accuracy acc. to DIN 878
  • Matte-finish chrome-plated metal enclosure
  • Clamping shaft 8 mm
  • Outer race with 2 adjustable tolerance markers
  • Division 0.01 mm
  • Measuring range 10 mm
Digital Caliper Rule 150 mm SKU: 129025
Digital Caliper Rule 150 mm
  • 5-digit LCD display
  • Dirt protected
  • Toggle switch inch / mm
  • Accuracy ± 0.02 mm
  • Readout 0.01 mm
  • Stainless steel
  • Depth gauge only with 150 mm
  • Battery not included

Resources & Downloads

  • Basic 180 Super Brochure.pdf (0.23MB)

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Basic 180 Super - Feature packed lathe with extra wide bed, ideal for workshops
Basic 180 Super
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